Trump planned to endorse the supply of anti-tank missiles to Ukraine
The President of the United States Donald trump is preparing to endorse the plan of deliveries of anti-tank rocket launchers to Ukraine. This is with reference to sources in the state Department according to ABC News.
The sources said that Ukraine will be sent 210 anti-tank missiles and 35 plants in the amount of $ 47 million. This party may be included Javelin anti-tank systems of American manufacturing. Also, Ukraine will have the opportunity to purchase additional ammo.
ABC News notes that the supply of anti-tank rocket launchers Kiev “will likely provoke a strong reaction from Russia, which could derail attempts by trump to improve relations with Moscow.”
In case of approval of the plan by trump, he will go to Congress, which must consider it within 30 days. In case of approval of the plan by Congress, its implementation will be engaged in the U.S. Department of State.
On 21 December it was reported that Washington approved the first commercial supply defensive lethal weapons to Kiev. It was noted that Ukraine will receive a shipment of large caliber sniper rifles, Barrett M107A1, parts, accessories, and ammunition for a total amount of 41.5 million dollars.